Cabinet mini-reshuffle under way as Johnson keeps Nicky Morgan as culture secretary – as it happened Simon Hart named new Welsh secretary as prime minister announces that Morgan – … So, who has made the cut for the top jobs? Cabinet Secretariat of India announced an employment notification to recruit the eligible personnel for the 29 Deputy Field Officer Post.Aspirants looking for Central Govt Jobs can apply for this Cabinet Secretariat Notification 2019. She was also director of the New Schools Network, the organisation set up by Rachel Wolf, which runs the free schools programme. He is married with two sons. Mr Sunak is married to Akshata Murthy daughter of an Indian billionaire. Minister for Parliamentary Business and Veterans. After forming a Conservative minority government on 11 June 2017, Theresa May faced a significant number of front bench resignations. Boris Johnson's first act as UK prime minister was to overhaul the Cabinet, in a huge shake-up of the current government. Note: BAME (Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic) is a term widely used in the UK to describe people of non-white descent, as defined by the Institute of Race Relations. He supported Boris Johnson for the leadership describing him as a "moderate, open-minded, one-nation Conservative". 9th July 2019. He started his political career as a local councillor and won the Sherwood seat from Labour in the 2010 general election. Its new home will enable it to have more influence and leverage within government. Our initial analysis reveals: 91% went to university (one was at Sandhurst, one at Agricultural College) Two thirds (67%) went to a Russell Group … He spent eight years in the Army, serving in Northern Ireland, Germany, Cyprus and Central America. 21 May, 2019. [1], The position of cabinet secretary was created in 1916 for Sir Maurice Hankey, when the existing secretariat of the Committee of Imperial Defence, headed by Hankey, became secretariat to a newly organised War Cabinet. The Cabinet Secretariat is responsible for the administration of the Government of India (Transaction of Business) Rules, 1961 and the Government of India (Allocation of Business) Rules 1961, facilitating smooth transaction of business in Ministries/ Departments of the Government Make the Civil Service the most inclusive employer in the UK by 2020. Suella Braverman replaces Geoffrey Cox as attorney general. The role is currently occupied by Simon Case. ... Andrea Leadsom has returned to the Cabinet as Business Secretary, ... EU citizens banned from using ID cards to enter UK after rising terrorism and crime concerns. Responding to a question from Labour MP … There was speculation ahead of the reshuffle about how diverse the new Cabinet would be, particularly considering women and people from ethnic minority backgrounds. Share. Secretary of State for Justice. Cabinet mini-reshuffle under way as Johnson keeps Nicky Morgan as culture secretary – as it happened Simon Hart named new Welsh secretary as … On 24 July 2019, Queen Elizabeth II accepted Theresa May’s resignation and appointed Johnson as the next Prime Minister of UK. ... Andrea Leadsom has returned to the Cabinet as Business Secretary, ... EU citizens banned from using ID cards to enter UK after rising terrorism and crime concerns. Stephen Barclay MP, Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, and Caroline Nokes MP, Secretary of State for Immigration, leave 10 Downing Street following a Cabinet meeting. close. His replacement, Simon Hart, is brand new to the top table. (Wiktor Szymanowicz / Barcroft Media via Getty Images) Ms Coffey has previously served in a number of roles including Commons deputy leader and assistant whip. Who's in what job? close. Share. He was appointed assistant government whip in February 2019. Gavin Williamson announced as Education Secretary Emma Powys Maurice July 24, 2019 The former Defence Secretary, Gavin Williamson, has been given a top role in Johnson's new cabinet (Military Times) The cabinet secretary used to also hold the position of the permanent secretary of the Cabinet Office, but this has been passed to the chief executive of the civil service. A long list of cabinet members including Jeremy Hunt are leaving ... His rival for the leadership Jeremy Hunt said he was offered a different role than Foreign Secretary, ... July 24, 2019. He set up his own investment management company in 2007. Salaries of Members of Her Majesty's Government from 1st April 2019 Lord Privy Seal and Leader of House of Lords Captain of the Queens's Bodyguard of the Yeoman of the Guard and Lords Deputy Chief Whip ... the Cabinet Office Secretary of State Lord Chancellor 17,917 57,962 81,485 104,360 94,450. Most cabinet ministers - including Chancellor Sajid Javid, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab and Home Secretary Priti Patel - are staying put following the Conservatives' election victory. Former Treasury Minister Robert Jenrick represented the Conservatives on the under 30s Question Time debate during the general election campaign. In this duty the cabinet secretary may be asked to investigate leaks within government, and enforce Cabinet discipline. The second means that the cabinet secretary is responsible for leading the government department that provides administrative support to the prime minister and Cabinet. She was previously in Theresa May’s cabinet as the first female lord chancellor between 2016 and 2017. In the summer he joined other rising stars Rishi Sunak and Oliver Dowden in saying Boris Johnson was the only one who could save the Tory party from an "existential threat". Michael Gove is the cabinet minister with the most experience - but his aspirations for the top job are well known. ... UK driver has ham sandwiches confiscated at Dutch border 4. She was first elected to the seat of Witham, Essex, in 2010, after working for several years in PR for the Conservative Party, as well as lobbying for tobacco and alcohol industries. Former environment minister Therese Coffey was appointed after Amber Rudd resigned over the government's approach to Brexit. The role is currently occupied by Simon Case. His replacement, Simon Hart, is brand new to the top table. Welsh Secretary Alun Cairns quits over claims he knew about a former ... 6 November 2019. Elizabeth Truss MP Chief Secretary to the Treasury leaves a Cabinet meeting at 10 Downing Street, London Credit Ian Davidson/Alamy Live News - T8PKX9 from Alamy's library of millions of high resolution stock photos, illustrations and vectors. It was announced on 11 October 2011 that Gus O'Donnell would retire at the end of 2011, and following this the three roles then performed by the cabinet secretary would be split: the cabinet secretary would provide policy advice to the prime minister and Cabinet; the Head of the Civil Service would provide leadership for the whole civil service; and the permanent secretary would oversee the Cabinet Office. Download this stock image: London, UK. Cabinet Office. You can browse the list of Cabinet Ministers for Her Majesty's Government below. Mr Buckland campaigned to remain in the EU, but has said it is important to deliver on the result of the referendum. Welsh Secretary Simon Hart promises no 'petty arguments ... 17 December 2019. Julian Smith has been sacked as Northern Ireland Secretary as part of the prime minister's cabinet reshuffle. The Cabinet Secretary is the most senior civil servant in the United Kingdom, and is based in the Cabinet Office.The person in this role acts as the senior policy adviser to the prime minister and Cabinet and as the secretary to the Cabinet, is responsible to all ministers for the efficient running of government. He campaigned for Remain in the EU referendum but backed both Theresa May's and Mr Johnson's Brexit deal. In 2016, he famously scuppered the leadership hopes of his friend Boris Johnson, by announcing his own candidature on the morning of Johnson's own campaign launch. The ambitious MP for West Suffolk was promoted to health secretary in 2018 after only a few months as culture secretary. He previously served as a junior minister in the Cabinet Office. A prominent Brexiteer, Ms Patel had previously argued that Mr Johnson was the only person who could save Brexit and the Tories. Unusually in a democracy, this gives the unelected cabinet secretary some authority over elected ministers (a situation satirised in the BBC sitcom Yes, Prime Minister), although the constitutional authority of the code is somewhat ambiguous. Cabinet Secretary . He later set up his own successful printing business. Jeremy Quin will become a parliamentary secretary at the Cabinet Office David TC Davies will become a parliamentary under-secretary of state at the Wales Office and an assistant government whip She backed Remain in the 2016 referendum and later voted in favour of Theresa May's Brexit deal. 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Ms Trevelyan was promoted to a role as Armed Forces minister shortly after the Conservatives’ 2019 election victory. © 2021 BBC. Ms Truss was elected to Parliament in 2010 after serving as deputy director of think tank Reform. Michael Gove's was a dramatic comeback in June 2017, when the prime minister brought him back into cabinet as environment secretary. His constituency includes the busiest ferry-port serving Northern Ireland. Sajid Javid, Secretary of State for the Home Department, arrives in Downing Street for the extra Brexit Cabinet meeting Credit: Tommy London/Alamy Live News - RYATGF from Alamy's library of millions of … Before being elected MP for North East Somerset in 2010, Mr Rees-Mogg worked in finance, originally based in Hong Kong and later moving back to London. Under Mr Johnson's predecessor, Theresa May, 70% of cabinet had not been privately educated, whereas almost 70% of Mr Johnson's new cabinet have. Download this stock image: London, UK. To help us improve GOV.UK, we’d like to know more about your visit today. Businessman Alister Jack was elected MP for Dumfries and Galloway in 2017 and has supported what he calls "a successful Brexit for Scotland". He made a return as Brexit secretary in July 2018 after the resignation of David Davis, but quit only months later in opposition to Mrs May’s Brexit deal. ... Brexit Secretary. Credit: Mark Kerrison/Alamy Live News - T9WGH1 from Alamy's library of millions of high resolution stock photos, illustrations and vectors. She had previously served as Theresa May's international development secretary, until she was forced to quit following a row over unauthorised meetings with Israeli politicians. Mr Sharma will also be the minister responsible for the Glasgow COP26 climate summit in November. Now-departed Secretary of State for Wales, Alun Cairns, had held his role for longer than any other minister attending Cabinet. Heywood's retirement on health grounds was announced on 24 October 2018, and he was replaced by Mark Sedwill. Members of the cabinet are more than 10 times more likely to have gone to a private school than members of the public. Download this stock image: London, UK. Download this stock image: London, UK. A long list of cabinet members including Jeremy Hunt are leaving ... His rival for the leadership Jeremy Hunt said he was offered a different role than Foreign Secretary, ... July 24, 2019. The promotion of Andrea Leadsom from self-imposed backbench exile to a full Cabinet post as Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy is a surprising one, though not for the reasons you might think. Prime Minister Theresa May chaired meetings of the British Cabinet in her second government from 2017 to 2019. At that time, he famously kept a tarantula named Cronus on his desk in the House of Commons. Posted at 18:29 16 Dec 2019 18:29 16 Dec 2019 Morgan confirmed as culture secretary Nicky Morgan has been confirmed as Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport. From farming family, Mr Spencer did not attend Oxbridge, unlike many of his colleagues. Minister for the Cabinet Office Michael Gove MP: 2019–present Secretary of State for Defence: Ben Wallace MP: 2019–present Lord Chancellor. The couple lived in California for a number of years before coming back to the UK. As the dust begins to settle after a historic reshuffle, we take a look at the new Cabinet and their higher education backgrounds. 25th June, 2019. He was a constant critic of former Prime Minister Theresa May over Brexit, and has long argued that the UK would be best to leave the EU with no deal. Context: Govt Amends 60-Year-Old Rule to Pave Way for Cabinet Secretary Extension. Follow. George Eustice replaces Theresa Villiers as environment secretary. Cabinet Secretariat Jobs 2019 – Apply Offline for 29 Deputy Field Officer Vacancies. Before becoming an MP, the Cambridge-educated law graduate worked in public relations and cut his teeth in the Conservative Research Department. The post is appointed by the prime minister with the advice of the out-going cabinet secretary and the First Civil Service Commissioner.[4]. 3:45 p.m. We’ll send you a link to a feedback form. Here's how the cabinet breaks down. Sir Peter Lampl, founder and chairman of the Sutton Trust, said December's election led to a seismic shift in the political landscape and Conservative MPs now represent a more diverse range of constituencies than before. Mr Hancock remains in post as health secretary. Damien Hinds, Secretary of State for Education leaves 10 Downing Street for the weekly cabinet meeting. The Cabinet Secretary is the most senior civil servant in the United Kingdom, and is based in the Cabinet Office. We use cookies to collect information about how you use GOV.UK. Work with all departments to realise the ambition that by 2022, 50% of all public appointees are female and 14% of all public appointments made are from ethnic minorities, in… 13th Mar, 2019. While his election campaign promised to "get Brexit done", Mr Johnson has said his "one nation government" will also "massively increase investment in the NHS". She served as environment secretary in David Cameron's government from 2014-16. Mr Raab started his career as an international lawyer, before joining the Foreign Office as a diplomat. Elizabeth Truss Conservative South West Norfolk UK Export Finance Secretary of State for International Trade and President of the Board of Trade. He founded tent-hire and self-storage companies and is also a dairy farmer. He was elected MP for South Swindon at the second attempt in 2010, overturning a Labour majority, and has subsequently held the seat with an increased share of the vote. Credit: Mark Kerrison/Alamy Live News - TA1A4Y from Alamy's library of millions of high resolution stock photos, illustrations and vectors. Credit: amer ghazzal/Alamy Live News - TXHFK4 from Alamy's library of millions of high resolution stock photos, illustrations and vectors. .css-14iz86j-BoldText{font-weight:bold;}Prime Minister Boris Johnson has carried out a reshuffle of ministers in cabinet positions, two months after winning the general election. He made his name as a radical education secretary, bringing in major changes to exams and the curriculum and battling teaching unions during his four years in the role. Robert Buckland QC MP: 2019–present Secretary of State for Health and Social Care: Matthew Hancock MP: 2018–present Mr Eustice previously held ministerial posts under David Cameron and Theresa May, but resigned in 2019 in protest the latter's promise to allow MPs a vote on delaying Brexit if her deal failed to pass the House of Commons. Put equalities at the heart of government. 2019–2020 Secretary of State for the Home Department: The Rt Hon Priti Patel MP: 2019–present Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster: The Rt Hon Michael Gove MP: 2019–present Secretary of State for Justice Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain: The Rt Hon Robert Buckland QC MP: 2019–present Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union Responding to a question from Labour MP … The MP for Berwick-upon-Tweed replaces Alok Sharma as International Development Secretary. He has also been given the role of parliamentary secretary to the Treasury. Stephen Barclay MP, Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, arrives at 10 Downing Street for a Cabinet meeting. ... Secretary of State for International Trade and President of the Board of Trade. Skip to main content. ... Secretary of State for International Trade and President of the Board of Trade. Mr Wallace backed Remain in 2016 and has warned that leaving the EU without a deal would hit UK-EU security ties and have a "real impact" on protecting the public. In his maiden speech, he told the House of Commons he could make a legitimate claim to be the MP for TV soap Eastenders’ Albert Square, as it was filmed in his constituency. He lost out to Boris Johnson in the Conservative leadership campaign in summer 2019. Do his appointments reflect British society? The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Previous positions include minister without portfolio, minister for housing and and minister for immigration. Boris Johnson's chief enforcer, in theory, has an easier job now the party has a large majority. She attended London's Henrietta Barnett School and Cambridge University, where she studied social and political sciences. He was elected MP for North East Cambridgeshire in 2010. 14th May 2019. The full list of Parliamentary Private Secretaries as of June 2019. Download this stock image: London, UK. 3. Boris Johnson's first act as UK prime minister was to overhaul the Cabinet, in a huge shake-up of the current government. In many countries, the position can have considerably wider functions and powers, including general responsibility for the entire civil service. Oliver Dowden CBE MP , Minister for the Cabinet Office and Paymaster General left the Cabinet Office on 13 February 2020 and took office as the Culture Secretary. Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union – Rt Hon Stephen Barclay MP; Minister of State – Lord Callanan; Parliamentary Under Secretary of State – James Duddridge MP; Ministry of Defence The make-up of the cabinet has also changed. Responsibilities and biographies of Ministers, including the Lord Advocate and Solicitor General (who are also the principal legal advisers to the Scottish Government), are below. Priti Patel … 2019–present Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster. Who would win if a general election were held now? Sajid Javid has the longest continuous stint in the Cabinet, having served prime ministers Cameron, May and Johnson, closely followed by Liz Truss. A former barrister and leader of Brentwood Borough Council, Essex, Mr Lewis has been MP for Great Yarmouth since 2010. Amanda Milling replaces James Cleverly as Conservative Party chairman and will attend Cabinet as minister without portfolio. ... David Gauke, former UK Secretary of State for Justice and Lord Chancellor. Follow. This compares with 27% of all Conservative MPs and 18% of Labour MPs. Mr Smith was appointed in July 2019 and lasted 204 days in the role. .css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:link{color:inherit;}.css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:visited{color:#696969;}.css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:link,.css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:visited{-webkit-text-decoration:none;text-decoration:none;}.css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:link:hover,.css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:visited:hover,.css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:link:focus,.css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:visited:focus{color:#B80000;-webkit-text-decoration:underline;text-decoration:underline;}.css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:link::after,.css-1hlxxic-PromoLink:visited::after{content:'';position:absolute;top:0;right:0;bottom:0;left:0;z-index:2;}Who would win if a general election were held now? The former solicitor general moved to be prisons minister in the justice department in May 2019. Boris cabinet 2019. The Government Equalities Office joined Cabinet Office in April 2019. She was previously deputy director of the centre-right Policy Exchange think-tank. A former remainer, he has since said he is backing Brexit "as hard as you like". He was previously a successful businessman, co-founding a large investment firm. Suella Braverman has served as MP for Fareham since 2015. This has been an intensive process and I am grateful to all those who have contributed to this achievement. The former International Development Secretary replaces Andrea Leadsom. The responsibilities of the job vary from time to time and depend very much on the personal qualities of both the prime minister and cabinet secretary of the day. He was appointed secretary of state for education in July 2019. She resigned in November 2018 in protest at Mrs May's draft EU withdrawal deal. The person in this role acts as the senior policy adviser to the prime minister and Cabinet and as the secretary to the Cabinet, is responsible to all ministers for the efficient running of government. He was a member of the Scottish Parliament, before winning his seat of Lancaster and Wyre in 2005. Sajid Javid has the longest continuous stint in the Cabinet, having served prime ministers Cameron, May and Johnson, closely followed by Liz Truss. The Rt Hon. 21 May, 2019. 5 September 2019. After training at Sandhurst, Mr Wallace joined the Scots Guards as a platoon commander. Mr Gove was a key ally of former Prime Minister David Cameron and has served as MP for Surrey Heath since 2005. Robert Jenrick, MP, Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government. Ministers leave the weekly cabinet meeting at No 10. Thursday 21 March 2019 The success of Stirling’s Digital District took centre stage today (Mar 21) during a visit from the Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Infrastructure and Connectivity. "Yet in terms of educational background, the make-up of Johnson's cabinet is still over 60% from independent schools," he said. The MP for Reading West backed Boris Johnson for prime minister and joined the cabinet in July 2019. What to study? New UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has appointed his top team, described as a "cabinet for modern Britain". Mr Cairns resigned at the start of the general election campaign amid a row over what he knew about an aide's role in the collapse of a rape trial. He then worked as an adviser to David Cameron, becoming his deputy chief of staff in Downing Street.